Police Week in Washington DC

The total trip cost is now $282 including taxes, however this is based on double occupancy. We will be staying at the Courtyard Marriott in Crystal City, Virginia, which is 4 to 5 miles from the Capital and minutes away from the metro transit system.

* The bus will leave Sunday, 12 May 2019 at 2000 hrs from the 002nd District and arrive in Washington DC around 0900 hrs the following day.

* The bus will return to the hotel to around 1830 hrs to transport interested parties to the National Mall between 7th and 12th streets for the 31st Annual Candlelight Vigil at 8:00 pm.

* We will checkout of the hotel on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 to attend 38th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Services. The service begins at 11:00 am and is expected to run approximately 2 hours. We will leave after memorial and head back home.

Dress blue uniform is required for May 15 only.
If you have accommodations at another hotel you can still ride the bus for a small fee. Please call Sgt. Walton at 312-919-7449 or email at yolanda.walton@chicagopolice.org for more information.


Chicago Police Department Information for the Position of Police Officer 2019

The Chicago Police Department has open the application process for the position of Police Officer. Applications are being accepted through 15 April 2019. There is no cost to apply. The application can be completed online. There are two major changes to this examination:


  1. Applicants must be 21 years of age by May 31, 2019 to sit for the police officer examination.


  1. Applicants will need a minimum of 60 college credits at time of application and submit them by downloading the college transcript(s) at time of completing the application online or 3 years active duty military service (download the DD-214 at time of application) or 1 year of active duty military service and 30 college credits proof (download the DD-214 and transcript at time of application).

Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association Statement on Jussie Smollett Case Dismissal

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